Rory McIlroy on the charge at Genesis Open

Here in Tinseltown, they just adore a big-name cast and when the weather-affected Genesis Open at last reached the halfway stage on Saturday, the leaderboard was positively box office, with four former world No 1s in the top eight. “Yeah, I just saw my…

Slave traders killing Nigerian basketball — Oyedeji

Former NBA star and D’Tigers captain, Olumide Oyedeji, talks about basketball development, fight for the soul of the Nigerian game and more in this interview with ‘TANA AIYEJINA Last year, the NBA Power Forward programme for schools took place in Abuja. It’s one of the several projects of

NBA, FIBA announce plans for pro league in Africa

The NBA is bringing a pro league to Africa. The Basketball Africa League, a new collaboration between the NBA and the sport’s global governing body FIBA, was announced Saturday. The initial plan is for the 12-team league to begin play in January, and former President Barack Obama is among those

Thomas and Scott share Genesis lead after two rounds

Justin Thomas and Adam Scott shrugged off chilly morning conditions on Saturday to share the lead after the second round of the rain-interrupted Genesis Open in Los Angeles. After weather disrupted play the first two days, Thomas had to finish off six …